Ian Giesbrecht helps manage the Watersheds research axis (formerly the Kwakshua watersheds program) at the Calvert Island field station. This axis is focused on understanding how terrestrial landscapes and watershed processes influence marine ecosystems and carbon cycling. In addition to coordinating the work of a multi-disciplinary research team, Ian leads the terrestrial ecology, mapping and landscape analysis aspects of the watersheds program.
Ian holds a Master’s of Resource Management from Simon Fraser University, and has 15 years of experience in applied ecology specializing in vegetation and ecosystems ecology.
Contact: ian.giesbrecht [at] hakai.org